Staying Alive: Real Poems for Unreal Times
Staying Alive includes many of the great modern love poems and elegies, but it also shows the power of poetry in celebrating the ordinary miracle, taking you on a journey around many of the different aspects of everyday life explored in poems.
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The Sound of Poetry There is a widely held but totally unfounded belief that
poetry has to rhyme, or it's not poetry. This enables the uninformed to dismiss
much modern poetry as some kind of aberration. Yet rhyme has never been the
Masculine rhyme: Rhyme on final, stressed syllable, as in the Yeats couplet
quoted above: 'start'/'heart'. Metaphor: Device implying a relationship between
two things which changes our apprehension of either or both. Metre: Regular or ...
Rhyme scheme: Pattern of rhyme set up in a poem. Usually we letter each line,
giving the same letter to lines which rhyme, as in the analysis below of different
varieties of sonnet. Rhythm: Rhythm is the essence of poetry, whether worked ...
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LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - Xleptodactylous - LibraryThing
If anyone ever reviews the poems inside an anthology you should disregard it completely. I discovered my favourite poem within these pages, yet the entire collection was not to my taste. That is poetry. Volledige review lezen
LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - bezoar44 - LibraryThing
This anthology of modern poetry is both a curious exercise in marketing (the close-up photo on the cover has nothing to do with any of the poems, but presumably makes the book more accessible for ... Volledige review lezen
Poets on poetry
Vernon Scannell 35 Legs
Michael Longley 43 A Prayer
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